FILE -- President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines during an interview in Manila, May 19, 2016. The official in charge of prosecuting government misdeeds in the Philippines on July 14, 2017, ordered that criminal charges be filed against former President Aquino for a botched assault in 2015 on a Muslim rebel camp that left 44 police commandos dead. (Jes Aznar/The New York Times)